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heatstroke


heatstroke

noun heat·stroke \ˈhēt-ˌstrōk\

Definition of HEATSTROKE

:  a condition marked especially by cessation of sweating, extremely high body temperature, and collapse that results from prolonged exposure to high temperature—compare heat exhaustion
February 28, 2015
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